International Student Program

A Global Experience….a Lifetime of Memories

Students may attend for one semester, one year or up to four years. A host-based model program, our International Student Program allows students to celebrate birthdays, holidays, family traditions, and immerse themselves in American culture.

Program Snapshot

  • Well established international student program, established in March 2011
    • Culturally diverse program
    • More than 450 international students throughout the 10 years of the program
    • 18 different countries represented over the years
  • Students have someone available to them (program director) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week while they are in the United States
    • Challenging college-preparatory curriculum
    • 100% college acceptance to US colleges/universities and universities around the globe
    • Honors and AP classes available as well as college classes at a top tier university that MCC partners with
  • Outstanding Athletic program
    • More than 15 sports teams including American football, soccer, and tennis
  • Vibrant Fine Arts Program
  • Host based model: international students live with local families, approved by the school
    • Amazing opportunities to be exposed to and learn the American culture and share your culture with your host family and school mates
    • Activities and trips throughout the year
  • Past activities/events/trips have included Disney, SeaWorld, Savannah, Georgia, Beach trips, Kennedy Space Center, Cruises, rustic weekends, campfires, shopping, boating with host family,  and Broadway shows
  • The Atlantic Ocean is our ‘backyard”; hang out with your friends at the beach on a lazy weekend day or go to the beach and watch a launch from Kennedy Space Center

International students experience the excellence and tradition of our school as they walk the halls and explore the endless possibilities that await them…here and beyond…

                        A global experience…a lifetime of memories

For more information please contact our International Student Program Director Missie Valencia at valenciam@melbournecc.org